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WoW Classic Druid Runes & Effects in Season of Discovery

We outline all the Druid Runes in WoW Classic Season of Discovery, alongside their effects and item slots.
WoW Classic Druid Runes & Effects in Season of Discovery

With World of Warcraft (WoW) Classic's Season of Discovery launching in the "week of 30 November," there's a lot to get excited about, from a 10-player raid at level 25 to the awesome Rune Engraving feature that can shake up your build.

If you are a Druid wanting to know which Runes you can engrave on your items in the WoW Classic Season of Discovery, then we've got you covered!

All Druid Runes in WoW Classic SoD

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A brand-new Rune Engraving feature will release with WoW Classic Season of Discovery! (Picture: Blizzard)

We aren't going to beat around the bush. You've come here to find all the details about every Druid Rune in the Season of Discovery, after all!

Let's take a look at the currently-known Druid Runes in WoW Classic Season of Discovery, including their effects and item slots that you can use the Engrave Rune feature with.

Druid Rune Name Item Slot Description/Effect
Living Seed Chest When you critically heal your target with any healing spell you plant a Living Seed on the target for 30% of the amount healed. The Living Seed will bloom when the target is next attacked. Lasts 15 sec.
Wild Strikes Chest While you are in Cat Form, Bear Form, or Dire Bear Form, party members within 20 yards gain increased combat ferocity.  Each melee hit has a 20% chance of granting the attacker an extra attack with 20% additional Attack Power. No effect if the party member is already benefitting from Windfury Totem.
Survival of the Fittest Chest Reduces the chance you'll be critically hit by melee attacks by 6% and reduces all damage taken by 10%. Damage taken reduced by an additional 10% while in Bear Form or Dire Bear Form.
Fury of Stormrage Chest Reduces the mana cost of Wrath by 100% and each time you deal damage with Wrath you have a 12% chance for your next cast of Healing Touch within 15 sec to be instant. 12% proc chance.
Lifebloom Legs Heals the target for (4 / 100 * 7 *) over 7 sec.  When Lifebloom completes its duration or is dispelled, the target instantly heals for (57 / 100 *) and the Druid regains half the cost of the spell.  This effect can stack up to 3 times on the same target.
Starsurge Legs

Launch surging stellar energies that causes (135 / 100 *) to (165 / 100 *) Arcane damage.

Starsurge benefits from and triggers most talents and effects that trigger or benefit from Wrath or Starfire.

Skull Bash Legs Charge to a target within 13 yards and bash the target's skull, interrupting spellcasting and preventing any spell in that school from being cast for 2 sec.
Savage Roar Legs Finishing move that increases physical damage done by 30% while in Cat Form.  Lasts longer per combo point:
  1 point  : 14 seconds
  2 points: 19 seconds
  3 points: 24 seconds
  4 points: 29 seconds
  5 points: 34 seconds
Lacerate Gloves Lacerates the enemy target, making them bleed for (* 20 / 100 * 5) damage over 15 sec plus 20% weapon damage per existing application of Lacerate on the target. Causes a high amount of threat. This effect stacks up to 5 times on the same target.
Sunfire Gloves Burns the enemy for (130 */ 100) to (152 */ 100) Nature damage and then an additional (65 * 4 */ 100) Nature damage over 12 sec.
Wild Growth Gloves Heals all of target player's party members within 15 yards of target player for (14 / 100 * 7 *) over 7 sec. The amount healed is applied quickly at first, and slows down as Wild Growth reaches its full duration.
Mangle Gloves

Gain the Mangle (Bear) ability and replace your Claw ability with Mangle (Cat). This ability benefits from and triggers all effects associated with Claw and Maul.

Mangle the target for 160% normal damage and cause the target to take 30% additional damage from Bleed effects and Shred for 1 min. This ability benefits from and triggers all effects associated with Claw and Maul.

Mangle the target for 300% normal damage and cause the target to take 30% additional damage from Bleed effects and Shred for 1 min.  Awards 1 combo point. This ability benefits from and triggers all effects associated with Claw and Maul.

Keep in mind that as Season of Discovery progresses, more Runes for the Druid class and all others, as well as item slots, will become available!

Please note: The info in this article comes from the BlizzCon 2023 demo attendees got to play (via WoWHead), as well as datamined details.

In case you couldn't watch BlizzCon 2023 live, check out the 40-minute-long developer panel video focusing on what's next for the WoW Classic era, including the Season of Discovery below.

So there you have it, all the Druid Runes in WoW Classic, Season of Discovery. As more are discovered (sorry!) we will endeavor to update this article with haste, so stay tuned.


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